Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro sees his chances of reelection in October improve after a drop in unemployment announced Friday helped him narrow the gap against the former head of state Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva.
Chile's President Gabriel Boric Font Friday signed the so-called Escazú environmental agreement, which his predecessor Sebastián Piñera discarded at the last minute after having sponsored it. “We have changed course,” Boric said.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou said on Friday that the Executive Branch will send to the Legislative a bill to exonerate VAT on asado de tira, a popular meat cut, as the Ukraine war takes its toll on the cost of food worldwide.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Friday said it was concerned following Thursday's decision by Peru's Constitutional Court to uphold a pardon to former president Alberto Fujimori, who is about to be released from jail, after being sentenced to 25 years for crimes against humanity.
Brazilian Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexandre De Moraes Friday ordered the smart telephone application Telegram banned nationwide, claiming it did not help authorities fight the so-called spread of fake news.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Friday announced through a recorded message from the Olivos Residence the creation of a stabilization fund. The head of state's words came on the day he had promised the fight against inflation would begin.